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the people, the emergency officials that he has been in touch with regarding superstorm sandy and that he would, in fact, take good care to make sure that people are responding to that natural disaster. also, very much sounding like this is a time where they are trying to, the candidates, put partisan politics aside. here's what he said just moments ago. >> because when disasters strike, we see america at its best. all the petty differences that consume us in normal times all seem to melt away. there are no democrats or republicans during a storm. there are just fellow americans. >> want to bring in briana keiller, with the president in green bay, wisconsin. briana, i thought that was a really interesting passage there, part of this speech. there are no democrats, republicans during a storm. we're all just americans. well, some people say, you know what, the storm is over, and we are back to politics as usual. how is he balancing these two messages? >> reporter: well, this was really the segue. part of the way that he is balancing is by staying in touch, obviously, with officials in affec
, and this is bay area news at 7:00. superstorm sandy moved to shore in just the past two hours near atlantic city, new jersey. the massive storm is pounding the eastern sea board and already prompted officials to shut down public transportation in new york, washington, and philadelphia. reporter karen cleed is live now in manhattan to tell us and show us what it's like there right now. good evening, karen. >> sandy has made land fall wreaking havoc in her path. tonight the waiting game is over . >> the storm is intensifying along the east coast. the worst of its kind in nearly a century. >> this is the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. >> sandy could be historic seen here stretching up the atlantic from the international space station with crashing waves and flooding hours before the worst of the storm arrived. one early casualty, the hms bounty. the ship sank about 90 miles off cape haterras, north carolina. the coast guard rescued 14 crew members. meanwhile officials urged those on land, evacuate if you are at. stay home if you are not
on superstorm sandy. the lights are starting to come back on for some families in the northeast, but not fast enough for others. five days after the storm more than 2.5 million customers are without power across 15 states and d.c., and the heartache is also growing for lots of families with the storm now blamed for 106 deaths in the u.s. overall, it's left 175 people dead, including the victims in canada and the caribbean. meanwhile, national guard troops are continuing to search and rescue. they are also helping to clear debris so crews can get the power back on and deliver food to people who need it. in new york, after a lot of criticism, mayor michael bloomberg cancelled the new york city marathon for the first time in 42 years. it's never been cancelled. it was set to take place tomorrow. no decision yet on whether it will be rescheduled. and at noon eastern, gas line will start being rationed in 12 counties in new jersey. to cut down on long lines at gas stations, people can only buy gas on odd-numbered days like today if their license plates end in an odd number. same goes for the even
good afternoon, everyone. i'm anderson cooper this is cnn special coverage of superstorm sandy, the devastation, the rescues, the early efforts to recover and most importantly to rebuild. i'm live in new york city from a balcony of the time warner center. just over my should, the chanced crane still dangling over 57th street, the entire area still blocked off. the storm claimed least 50 lives in the u.s. and one in canada. a woman who was hit by storm-tossed debris, damage is expected to run into tens of billions of dollars. and today, a new challenge, looters breaking into businesses. >> people coming out with all kinds of stuff, everything. whatever you can think of, from juice and sodas, waters, cigarettes, tvs, anything you can think of, they were getting it. >> 9,000 people spent the night in red cross shelters spread across 13 states. national guard troops arrived overnight and are rescuing families trapped by floodwaters in hoboken, new jersey. we learned today that the navy is sending three amphibious landing ships to the coast of new york and new jersey in case they're
. grant lodes, kron 4 news. >>> now to the latest on tropical storm sandy. superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast and done so hard. 13-foot surge of water into new york city and left a construction crane dangling off of a 74 story building. it is dumping rain and snow on most of the east coast with more than 5 million people without power. the storm is also blamed for 13 deaths. states of emergency declared for multiple states and officials suspended trading on wall street, closed subways in new york and shut down airports in new york, new jersey and connecticut. bay area red cross and the national guard have already been sent in to help as the clean up is expected to take days and cost millions. kron 4's jacqueline bennett is tracking tropical storm sandy. >> this is a nasty storm because unlike most hurricanes they just go up the coast line and become tropical storms and go away. this merged with a powerful winter storm. you can see all the snow, the blue indicating snow, dark blue is heavy snow and a mix of rain and snow, that is the purple. you see more of the cold weather
here. ♪ >>> welcome back to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. aaron herman walked around his neighborhood, capturing some of the destruction he saw following the superstorm. let's watch. >> devastation in white plains, where literally trees are ripped from its roots. >> amazing stuff. first, irene, now sandy. for two consecutive years, costly deadly hurricanes hit the northeast. we're hear a lot of people say if irene was a wake-up call, sandy is a bucket of water that should snap us all to attention. let's listen to andrew cuomo, the governor of new york. >> there has been a series of extreme weather incidents. anyone that is not a political statement, that is not a factual statement. anyone who says there is not a dramatic change in weather patterns, i think is denying reality. and i would like to say that this is probably the last occurrence we will have. i don't believe that. >> cuomo went on to say new york now seems to get a 100 year flood every two years. joining me now is ben strauss, the chief operating officer and director of the program on sea level rise at climate
business. coast. let's get right to cbs repor randall pinkston, in new yok city. >>> superstorm sandy roars ashore and slams into the east coast. let's get right to randall pinkston, live in new york city. >> reporter: i would be standing in the hudson river. it caused the waters to overflow the seawall. the danger isn't over. sandy roared ashore early monday evening, packing sustained winds of 80 miles per hour with gusts over 100. the storm blew out windows and flooded streets up and down the east coast, tearing up atlantic city's famous boardwalk. the storm cut electricity to more than two million homes and businesses. this is video of a power substation exploding in new york. >> we knew this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: new york city has all but shut down. the powerful storm surge pushed the warytsz of the hudson river through the seawall and onto the walkway. tidal waters were sent into a major traffic tunnel linking manhattan and brooklyn. sandy's winds also caused a high-rise crane to collapse. it was left dangling over
. five days after superstorm sandy, new york governor andrew cuomo said temporary fuel trucks will be deployed around the new york city area to alleviate the gas shortages. drivers will be able to fill up directly from the tankers. new yorkers can also get around the city a little easier now as well. >> 80% of the subway service has been restored. that is under literally, under one week, 80% of the subway service has been restored from what was horrendous damage. >> across the river in new jersey, there is gas rationing in 12 counties in an effort to cut don on wait times there. people have been waiting there in long lines for hours to gas up cars and get fuel for their generators. >> our jim clancy is in long beach, new jersey, which is on the jersey shore. it's very windy, and that cold front that is apparently going to move in this weekend, jim, give me an idea of what's happening there in terms of people trying to recover, pick up the pieces, move on, what? >> there's a major push going on long beach island today. they have brought in scores of heavy pieces of heavy equipm
at least 80 homes consumed by fire in queens. the recovery from superstorm sandy as mark mayor michael bloomberg calls it, a mammoth job. meteorologist rob marciano is in new york's chelsea neighborhood. he joins us live this morning. rob, there is serious black right there behind you, by the way, because there is no power down where you are. so is there much to clean up. >> there is. south of 29th street it goes dark. on the east side south of 39th street it goes dark. we knew the storm was coming. utility companies were preparing for it. but you almost don't believe it until you see it, right? incredible storm surge took these substations out that have knocked out power across lower manhattan and across much of new york, not to mention what's going on across the northeast. just down the road from here, that's the headquarters, which by the way has power, you can charge your phone in there, we tracked down the incident commander to get a feel for what it takes to get this city back online and what we can expect going forward. here's what he had to say about the situation. >> it was mo
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of president obama in the immediate aftermath of superstorm sandy, he went on the attack. he ridiculed the idea for the secretary and he unleashed this ad. a spanish language tv ad that linked president obama to hugo chavez and the castro family. i think the romney campaign at this point, they're not really staying one way or the other whether or not the campaign has been damaged to some sentence by what happened with hurricane sandy but i think the, getting back on offense does reflect the fact that they feel like they'd better get this momentum back on their side. clearly it has been affected. >> and president obama has obviously been in full presidential mode. he took a break from campaigning but he's been very visible. he is getting good marks hoist handling of the storm, most notably from governor chris christie in new jersey. is there any sense how voters may be reacting? >> we don't know how voters are rejust yet. the president is in his own way taking advantage of the moment. he bounded off the plane today at his first stop wearing his leadership credentials on his sleeves literally. he
deaths in the united states because of superstorm sandy. every life deserves to be honored and remembered. tonight we honor some. fallen ahead. but this is for them and their future. and that's why it's important. okay, i'm going to take that as a "thank you, you rock!" who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual has helped american businesses offer sound retirement plan solutions for generations. >>> every life deserves to be >>> we're obviously intensely focused on the still unfolding crisis that sandy left in its wake. another critical story the presidential election is now just five days away. president obama resumed campaigning today, a day after governor romney went back on the trail. they both planned to hold virtually nonstop events between now and tuesday. the race still considered too close to call of cnn's latest poll shows president obama ahead by one point. 48-47%. a national poll. the poll in the state of colorado, the new international poll shows 15% of likely polls backing obama. that's within the sampling number. 49-45, also within the margin of error. now
disaster areas because of the damage they've suffered from superstorm sandy live look at new jersey flooding is a big problem. so far 17 deaths are attributed to the storm. more than seven million up and down the east coast without power, 13 foot storm surge caused widespread flooding. tahman bradley in maryland with an update. >> reporter: along the east coast, signs of sandy's fury, lady liberty's torch out power outages spread, five million in the dark 1.5 million evacuated sandy made landfall along the new jersey coast, 80 mile per hour wind as and flooding high tides, rough surf battered the coastline. this morning entire sections of atlantic city are underwater. >> people who decided to ride out the storm were left stranded. new jersey governor announced no rescue services until today. >> i cannot in good conscience send them in the dark given all the various hazards that would occur. >> reporter: new york city hit by 13 foot surge of seawater flooding the new ground zero memorial, subway stays and tunnels. -- stations and tunnels. >> reporter: in breezy point, queens, fire de
to the continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the death toll is along -- is among those on the east coast and the national guard is there as well. >>> a gas station exploded in mantoloking. firefighters think the explosion resulted from monday's fire that destroyed 14 homes. however, firefighters have been unable to reach the scene as the roads are impassible. the town, which is about a mile east of trenton is under a mandatory evacuation because of sandy. >>> well, take a look at what's left in breezy point, new york. we brought you -- we were covering this yesterday morning. entire blocks of homes and businesses. they were just destroyed by flames. monday night into tuesday morning. the last county, 111 homes burned to the ground and then the hurricane-force winds fanned those flames. well, later today, president obama will tour storm damage in new jersey while mitt romney lets -- gets back on the campaign trail. coming up for you at 7:15, how -- how sandy is affecting the presidential race and why one of mitt romney's prominent supporters is praising president obama. >>> and at ktvu.co
for that to occur. and now they're off happening. let's look at this superstorm, sandy. so here's sandy, you see off the coast of north carolina. and even though we're getting the impacts now with heavy rain, the actual center still offshore. high pressure to the east over the ocean. then a really deep trough of low pressure coming from the west. normally you'd think, well, this will just push it off shore. it's doing the opposite, injecting. like a fuel injection. it's giving it more energy to pull it back on to shore. that's part of what's happening. and not only that because it will come on shore, we know that. behind it, you have some super strong cold air wrapping in behind the hurricane. so it's a hurricane that will eventually bring cold air and snow, brooke. an amazing meets logical dynamic -- meteorological dynamic situation that's unprecedented and really dangerous. millions could lose power from one or
this superstorm sandy. it's not hyperbole. it truly is an amazing event. flooding isn't the only concern. we're also watching snowfall because sandy mixed with a cold front to produce this. it's a blizzard, and it's a dangerous one. one of the reasons we have so much coverage that extends inland as well. cnn's martin savidge is in kingwood, west virginia, about 100 miles south of pittsburgh, and the snowfall there, i have been watching you all morning, it looks as though you're in the rockies. what's the expectation where you are? >> reporter: well, ashleigh, i mean the expectation is anywhere from a foot, with he clearly have that already, you can just take a look, but it could be two feet, three feet depending where you are in the upper elevations of the state of west virginia, and right now we're under a blizzard warning. pretty easy to see why. it may look like fog but this is heavy snow that's coming down. we're also dealing with very strong winds. that's why we're under a high wind warning, and then if you can believe it, we're also under a flood warning. so it's a triple whammy here.
, that allowed sandy to become the superstorm it did and also that forced it to come in land at the sharp angle that it did. because of the storm's path, strong winds were directed inland at high tide into the new york city area, into the new jersey beaches. this produced the devastating storm surge the like of which the region hasn't seen in recent memory if ever and hopefully will not see again for a long, long time. rob and paula, back to you. >> our thanks to accuweather's jim dickey. here is maybe an indication of how things are going up here in new york. do you remember that massive crane in midtown, manhattan, that was brought down by sandy's powerful wind? well, new york's mayor says he feels very good about it now. >> he might be the only one that feels good about it. the crane has been secured and all the gas and steam lines in that area have been turned off. that is to avoid a fire in the event that, if it were to come crashing down. the streets around there, closed. offices are said to be closed indefinitely. he says once the wind dies down, the mayor says, the city will find a way
to focus his attention to the federal government's response to superstorm sandy. leaving the campaign trail to surrogates. but today, he's back for the final sprint. the action picks up again with both candidates on the trail. president obama visits wisconsin, nevada and colorado for the first campaign since sandy hit. >> we can't go on the road we're on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we've got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: the race is still a dead-heat. the daily abc news/"washington post" tracking poll show the candidates tied among likely voters at 49%. the same poll found president obama's response to the superstorm positively. 78% say mr. obama's handling the situation excellent or good. the president toured storm-ravaged new jersey with republican governor chris christie. >> hang in there. >> reporter: the governor, usually one of the president's harshest critics had nothing but find words for him. >> he's worked closely with me. and i can't thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for ou
of emergency in preparation for hurricane sandy. sandy merged with two weather fronts being called a superstorm. sandy is forecasted to make landfall on tuesday. >> the embarcadero b.a.r.t. station was closed tonight after a man committed suicide on the tracks. b.a.r.t. trains kept running in both directions but no trains stopped at that station. >> your voice, your vote. just ten days until the presidential election. today the president rallied a crowd of 8500 people in new hampshire. he hit mitt romney on his record as massachusetts governor. president obama said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >> in florida mitt romney says the president shrunk from the promises he made. romney says he won't do that and says his tenure of president would include more cooperation across at the isle. rom roll told the crowd now is not the time to demonize political opponented and wants to build bridges with the democrats. >> both president obama and mitt rom
of superstorm sandy. >> we stayed 11 hours on the roof. we kept yelling help to everyone we seen. nobody was coming. help us. >> and later, senator rand paul. does the romney campaign have a plan to win the election if they can't win ohio? >>> we start the sthaf of our show with stories we care about where we focus on our own reporting. the crane that overturned high above manhattan is a little closer to being tied down tonight. it was being used to construct the tallest residential building in manhattan. today, michael bloomberg announced that inspections of the crane are complete. the construction manager tells us the department of buildings is reviewing the plans to secure it. the area is still closed. public transportation in new york city is starting to come back. some subway lines and amtrak are going to run on a schedule. at least there was some public transportation to help them. the congestion eased a bit thanks to a car pool rule. that made a difference. all three major airports were open today for the first time since the storm hit at limited capacity. well, the military used
: superstorm sandy has led to a flood of desperate drivers waiting in lines miles deep just to get gas. so we're here in hasbrouck heights, new jersey, where the line of cars waiting for gas stretches out of sight. we're going to find out just how long the line is. car number 5, 28, white pickup, number 58. >> i got here at 9:59 a.m., and it's 1:00 in the afternoon. i'm by myself. i can't leave the car. i feel like i'm going to faint over here. >> reporter: 102, but lines in new jersey and new york not just for gas. >> you're seeing the line completely around the building. >> reporter: with the subway largely out of commission in brooklyn, the line of people waiting for the bus stretched for blocks. >> where are the buses? >> reporter: driving wasn't much easier either. checkpoints were set up on the highways to force people to carpool. so this is car number 150, and this line continues further than the eye can see. after hours of waiting, those at the end are in for some bad news. >> no more gas, guys. >> reporter: sandy may be long gone, but certainly not forgotten, and already some station
people hard hit by superstorm sandy. >>> president obama dedicates his weekly address to those impacted by superstorm sandy, how local volunteers are helping with the recovery efforts. >>> and a shooting leaves one person fighting for their life. what police say happened moments before shots were fire. >>> hundreds of people camped out overnight for the grand opening of the new store. it's not the product in the store that brought out the crowds. we'll tell you what all these people are waiting for. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday november 3rd i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. it's starting to feel like summer out there rosemary orozco. >> i want to show e you the numbers. you can see for yourself. 9 degrees warmer in santa rosa. 5 degrees warmer san francisco. 4 in livermore, 6 san jose. temperatures are climbing and with l continue to climb through the weekend. we have to get through a cool morning. and i'll have a look the at those numbers as well. back to you. >>> new this morning, more vol
, of course, still recovering from superstorm sandy, it left many with damaged homes no food, power, and much more. but transportation in cities throughout the northeast, a nightmare right now, and in the case of new york city subway system, of course, it is a nightmare as well. heavily damaged. and we all know how much new yorkers and tourts rely on that subway system just to get around. jason carol got a chilling tour of southbury station you're looking at right now. he is covering that story and here is his conversation with a chief infrastructure officer. >> the complex itself will require significant rehabilitation due to the damage from the storm. the infrasucture. thelectric syste, the fare collecsytion em the riding systems, the stairways, the ventilation systems, the elevators, escalators, they're all pretty much ruined from the water damage from the surge damage. just follow my same footsteps. believe it or not, these timbers washed in from the ocean or the bay. >> this did right here? this timber right here. >> absolutely. >> this washed in from -- >> washed in from the tidal surge
super-storm sandy. jennifer is live in new jersey this morning. good morning, jennifer. >> reporter: hi there, good morning to you. well, the big problem here is the sand. the dune system gave out and now sand is filling the streets. you think see the crews here, they are making some progress as they tackle the physical damage, there is an emotional toll, too. some homeowners are breaking down in tiers. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired. and it is all gone. >> 43 years i am in my home and then lost it. i can not take it. >> reporter: others say they now have nothing left and noplace to go. >> we have nothing. no credit cards. $15 in my pocket. nowhere to go, no food, no gas. >> reporter: in new york. bodies of two boys have been found. rushing waters swept them away from their mother. >> i would be devastated. i would die. i would want to be dead with them. i can not believe this is happening. >> reporter: the widespread destruction is a sight that many are still struggling to come to terms with. >> you see it on tv and you say pace paste too them. and now we are prayi
coast as millions brace for hurricane sandy and a possible superstorm. you are looking at a live picture from the jersey coast. big waves, a lot more on sandy, coming up. >>> welcome back. here's a look at sandy and the wet weather from d.c. to virginia beach, delmarva peninsula, philadelphia it is going to be as good as advertising unprecedented storm hits the northeast today through next couple of days. if you are heading that way, thousands of flights cancelled from now through wednesday. more news from eric. >>> 4:43. crowd of die-hard fans traveled to detroit to watch the giants sweep the tigers. wayne freedman was among the fans who flew to comerica park. >> do you believe this? >> no, it is still i'm in a dream state out of respect for detroit fans i didn't want to jump up and down in my seat. >> sweep is the same anywhere. i was in texas with a panda hat on my head, come on. >> the giants fans in comerica park watched in temperatures in the 30s. they say it was worth it. >>> let's see how your commute is going. >>> good morning. fog is the factor this morning. it comes up quickly
, but another system, which is a complex, which is why we're call taking superstorm. hurricane sandy a category 1 with winds of 70 miles per hour. you can pick out the circulation. we can show you, this the current position about 280 miles east of cape hatteras as we take a closer inspection and already the rainbands beginning to push onshore. still center out in the atlantic, but that will be changing as we head into late monday and tuesday. so here is the overall setup. we have the hurricane with winds of 00 miles per hour, moving to the north at 13, beginning to make that turn we have the cool weather -- cold weather system and both will combine to produce excessive rainfall, extreme rainfall rates and very strong winds and of course, the significant snow and also the high seas. so here is the forecast track. late tomorrow night into tuesday, this storm weakens into a tropical storm in adepression and moves onshore and nopes the energy of that cold weather system. so the result with rainfall very excessive. the bright yellows and reds correspond to 7-9" right around the periphery, 2-3, 3-6 i
back to normal today after superstorm sandy forced the new york stock exchange and the nasdaq to wait out the storm and stay close from the last two days. if investors areomin back today, they may be wondering whether there's going to be extra volatility. ira harris joins us right now from the cme group in chicago. what's the sense you get? i've actually been surprised by how orderly all of this has been to date. >> it has been orderly, but i think that's because we've been taking our reads off of the european markets, which have held up pretty well. better than well. and where we are positioned when the storm hit -- well, let me say my deepest sympathies for everybody out on the east coast who has to deal with this. especially, joe, ken langone who was sick in the hospital with pneumonia. >> oh, i didn't know that. >> but let's go with the stocks. we're at such critical junctures here. it's an amazing thing, when i was going through my work the last couple days, to see the convergence of 200 moving day averages. it's a mean reversion. so we are coming back to an interesting stop poin
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, there was no doubt in of my mind that sandy was going to be the superstorm predicted, simply because no super-charged hybrid storm like this had ever made landfall. it was a hurricane wrapped in a nor'easter. we are standing as the rolling water laps over the edge. there is already a white kapp. i knew there would be serious flooding by the next high tide. you can't see the edge of the fence. i can't get there anyway. that means the water is about this high there. just after 10:00 monday night, i was stunned to realize the extent of that flooding. there we were, all surrounded by water now trapped on an island inside an island, looking for a way to get out. first driving south, then east, and then north, only to find a blockade of water at every turn. we had no choice but to retreat to the highest possible spot and wait out the night. we were lucky. the water went down in a matter of hours and we were able to get out. frl others who have suffered the the effect of sandy, the way to be clear of those effects will be much longer. sam champion, abc newsne
is bracing for a superstore. hurricane sandy. and the giants with a super-storm -- and we of news crews from detroit and our own backyard. full coverage, ahead. >> welcome back let us check in with phillipe djegal. >> it is an emotional roller coaster for this crowd. you can see that it is feeling just like the at&t park sell out. the hope is for the giants to pull this out. >> check it out. you see people with their cameras. we are still live in the giants are trying to get a runner. with to0. certainly the playoffs have not been lost. with six teams they need to not want to continue. the watching this curve ball they are heading down to the bottom of the eight inning. we will bring you the updates. reporting live, kron 4. >> moving on tonight we are tracking a super storm. you are looking at a live shot of philadelphia. washington, boston people are getting ready to the emergency officials say that 50 million people could be endangered. and it is even impacting the east coast with thousands of flights have been cancelled and amtrak. in the kron 4 weather center brian you have been tracking
by a superstore. sandy what already deaths reported. a super-storm. and first, a verdict is reached against a union city woman charged with killing a nursing student. details, reactions, coming up. >> prosecutors a 28 year-old esteban had a falling out with her former high school friend over a relationship with a man. it prompted her to attack. charles clifford has reactions to today's verdict >> at the alberta court house monday afternoon a jury found 28 year-old esteban murderer and the first degree for killing michelle lay in may 2011. the defense conceded that she killed but it was a crime of passion and not pre-meditated. they had hoped for and and a voluntary manslaughter instead of the first to agree charge. nancy o'malley saying that it was the evidence that led to a first-degree murder. . >> she had in tenshe had- premeditated, she had just got michelle lee and her sides and decided to kill her. >> the family of michelle lay was in the courtroom and they are relieved. >> i was glad that it brought some closure. we all knew it. we were just so worried that i do not care if it took j
, north carolina. >> stay with us. >> for more on the latest on sandy. >> for more on the latest on sandy. >>> breaking overnight, the perfect storm. the east coast takes a direct hit from sandy. >> the deadly superstorm, knocking out power to millions. crippling new york city with a wall of water and a massive power outage. >> overnight, hospitals >>> breaking overnight, the perfect storm. the east coast takes a direct hit from sandy. >> the deadly super storm knocking out power to millions, crippling with a wall of water and a massive power outage. >>> overnight hospitals evacuated, a damaged crane dangling 90 stores up, what a long night it's been, and daylight will reveal so much more. >> a special edition of "america this morning" the perfect storm begins right now. >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin straight away. this morning with the very latest on sandy and the historic storm and so many waives. more than a dozen deaths are being blamed on sandy right now, and that number is likely to rise. >> some 5 million people are without power so far from all along the eastern seaboar
coast. tens of millions of people are preparing for the wrath of hurricane sandy. the potential superstorm is expected to skrech from north carolina to maine and could cost billions of dollars of damage. it's about 350 miles off the coast of south carolina with winds at 75 miles per hour. this storm is so big it could actually have an impact on the presidential election. it's already forcing the candidates to change their campaign stops. we've got reporters in place tracking the storm for us. athena jones is in alexandria, virginia. and george howell is there in kill devil hills, north carolina. let's start with you, george, where we see the winds have picked up and so has the surf. what's it feeling like there? >> yeah, winds definitely have picked up here, and we're starting to feel the rain. earlier, it was just rain showers that were coming down. now we're feeling that sideways wind, a clear indication the storm is moving closer to us. in fact, this area on the outer banks, we'll really be along the front lines seeing the storm as it pushes inland. again, we know that this a
. not just a sensation, sensational relief. ♪ >>> now that some of the worst of hurricane sandy is behind us, that other superstorm is back. that's right, the race for the white house is on again. >> it is hard to believe that after a campaign that seemed to last forever is virtually tied with just five days to go until the big vote. here is abc's karen travers. >> reporter: in the final sprint to election day both candidates have been angling for any advantage. and in new jersey, president obama had the biggest one of all, the power of the presidency. off the campaign trail for a third straight day, president obama surveyed the damage along a nearly 60-mile stretch of the jersey shore with governor chris christie. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need, until you rebuild. >> reporter: obama and christie are a very unlikely paring with less than a week until election day. the blunt, brash, republican governor one of mitt romney's most staunch supporters. with his state facing historic devastation and massive r
straight to the big story this morning. that superstorm. abc's meteorologist, ginger zee, is in florida, tracking what could be a once-in-a-lifetime event. >> sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm. but that's temporary. this behemoth is forecast to become a hurricane again and join forces with a storm. multiple states are issuing emergency alerts. and today is the calm before the storm. the last day to stock up, batten down or just get out of town. >> that's what millions of people are doing, getting out. to give you a sense of what a mess this storm could make, it's expected to slam parts of the east coast with a foot of rain and several feet of snow. it's going to last for days, bringing wind damage, power outages and possibly massive flooding in some parts. abc's extreme team is covering all of the angles. we're going to start with ginger in cocoa beach, florida. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, dan. it's very windy here. we've had wind gusts of 50 miles per hour-plus. you can see the surf behind me. there was a 31-foot wave way out at sea. speaking of way out at sea, t
shortage in the wake of sandy. the agency issuing a temporary blanket waiver of the jones act allowing foreign flags fuel tankers from the gulf of mexico to supply the northeast. the superstorm caused a shoutdown of two refineries in the region. >>> verizon reporting fourth quarter results will take a big hit because of sandy outages and remediation efforts. the said it is not possible at this time to estimate the impact but expects it to be pretty significant. >>> sources telling bloomberg, rockdale securities is looking for a capital injection following a massive trading error. executives at the brokerage telling employees and investors a trader made unauthorized purchase of apple which eroded the firm's capital. that is very latest from the fox fox business network, giving you the power to prosper lori: watching markets. quarter till. let's check the market with nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. how will sandy hurt their bottom line? >> no surprise to hear companies will begin and i'm sure, lori and melissa, over the next 10, 12 days, reporting a lot of
're looking at what the market is doing on the first day of trading following the superstorm. apple on track for it is worst monthly drop since 2008 as the market gets the first opportunity to trade the management shake-up. >>> and filling up at the pump, different around sandy's hardest-hit areas. we're looking at the energy trade as the east coast refineries getting up and running. we'll see you in about 15 minutes or so. >> thank you, scott. >>> governor christie is postponing halloween because of the hurricane sandy. he has put off celebrations under monday, november 5th because of unsafe conditions due to the storm. you've got to feel for all the kids in jersey. gary, a lot of people going through hardship. >> the children out by where i am, halloween is the last thing on their mind. getting electricity would be the best trite. >> and that's for homes that -- important to note. >>> the first flight into the newark liberty airport was a fedex plane, landed at 7:12 a.m. fedex is expecting to resume flights today. paul tronsore leads the control center, is in memphis this morning. thank yo
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